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Putting the kids in charge

In my last post, I pointed out that students have far more at stake in the quality of the classroom environment than adults do. After all, for adults the classroom is just a workplace – albeit one which most teachers approach with passion and dedication. 588 more words

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Ferguson Is Not The Only Social Justice Issue In St. Louis

Over the past few weeks, many have written and pontificated about the events in Ferguson, MO. Yet, in that same area of St. Louis we are seeing events unfold that are equally, if not more, important in terms of improving the plight of disadvantaged communities – school choice. 104 more words

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Is Nova Scotia ready for the four day school week?

As another Nova Scotia summer wanes and those pesky back-to-school ads become more mall crawling reality than TV fantasy, teachers, students and parents around the province and, indeed, around the continent are preparing for another year of school. 1,268 more words

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News Clips on Global Education Issues August 08th ~ 25th


In education, girls deserve what works

By Stephanie Psaki

Devex.com, Aug 08 2014

 What works for one girl might not work for all—or even most—girls. And what works in one location might not work in another. 1,160 more words

Finding Labour’s Education Mojo

Less than a year before the general election, has the Labour Party developed winning education policies? Tristram Hunt’s latest speech ‘The Choice in Education’ was a bit like a pre-tour band rehearsal. 758 more words


Are you set for the ch-ch-changes?

“And these children that you spit on
As they try to change their worlds
Are immune to your consultations
They’re quite aware of what they’re going through”
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Who's in charge here?

No one has a greater interest in the quality of life in the classroom than the students. Think about it. Not only is it a matter of having the kind of day-to-day environment that is uplifting and inviting – students and teachers alike have a vested interest in that goal. 340 more words

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